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I'll be writing up an article shortly on how to use Sysinternals Process Explorer (http://ask-leo.com/d-31017a ) to get the same information. Leo March 23, 2004 2:15 PM try: tasklist /svc | more or tasklist /svc >filename.txt If your processor is pegged in svchost, you likely are infected with a virus, and need So What Is It? In the Task Manager window that opens up, you will find 3-4 instances of svchost.exe running in your PC.

HOW DO I RESTORE THE FILE? Click Software Explorer. how can I put the svchost again... I know that svchost.exe is important for Windows to function so I just wanted to know if this was normal. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000517.htm

If you've ever taken a look at the Services section in control panel you might notice that there are a Lot of services required by Windows. You should also take a look at GameBooster--it intends to switch back/forth between "necessary" and "unnecessary" processes, ostensibly in order to improve gaming fps for example, and it may help you: In the menu at the top select View > Lower Pane View to change between DLLs and Handles.If you have XP Pro, you can use Tasklist /SVC to view the list I got the latest xp updates and such.

You're better off safe than sorry, so scanning your computer is a good idea, no matter what antivirus product you're using. This grouping of services permits better control and easier debugging. This is true for every file listed. Svchost.exe is not malware I've seen a number of panicked questions that immediately jump to the conclusion that svchost.exe is, itself, malware.

References (2) Microsoft: What is Svchost.exe?Microsoft Support: A description of Svchost.exe in Windows XP Professional Edition Resources (3) Microsoft Support: How to Use and Troubleshoot Issues with Windows Task ManagerTechnibble.com: How Update those virus scanners and get the latest round of updates from Microsoft for your system. I have 2 for NETWORK SERVICE, 1 for LOCAL SERVICE, and 4 for SYSTEM. why not find out more I have Win.2000.

To determine what are in the svchost.exe file you need either tlist.exe if you are running Windows 2000 or tasklist.exe if you are running Windows XP. The operating system may run multiple instances of the SvcHost process, depending on how many services need to run. Do you know what's going on? at numeber of error 10053 and 10054...

Tracy April 5, 2004 8:18 AM Question. http://ask-leo.com/what_is_svchost_and_why_is_there_more_than_one_copy_running.html Any recommendations? Performance & Maintenance Why so many svchost processes??I would really like to know why my process list has 13 instances of svchost running. Hovering your mouse over one of the processes will show you a popup list of all the services: Or you can double-click on a svchost.exe instance and select the Services tab,

This will prevent many. According to Microsoft: "svchost.exe is a generic host process name for services that run from dynamic-link libraries". Privacy Policy Rules · Help Advertise | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Chat | RSS Feeds | Contact Us Tech Support Forums | Virus Removal Written for Windows Vista, but applies to all recent versions.

Would you check them out and give me opinion? Now I got rid of all the worms but my computer is not working right at all, i think that is has to do with what I did to the svchost.exe. As we've seen above, malware often tries to look like svchost, or it tries to run using svchost, but that doesn't mean that svchost.exe itself is malware. (This is an update Question?

That way, your PC will work as before, and the quarantined Svchost will not affect any other resources on your PC either. Thanks. Leo January 28, 2004 11:18 AM Please read this article: http://ask-leo.com/archives/000059.html Leo [ZN]-ShiftViper5 February 18, 2004 8:20 PM On the task manager, I always see svchost.exe.

Paul February 24, 2004 6:51 PM When I type tasklist /svchost I get the following message. "tasklist not a known internal or external command, operable program or batch file" I am

What I can do? It could not be repaired, so I quarantined it, but what should I do now? If your antivirus protection software does not detect a virus or other malware, your computer is not infected and the svchost.exe file is not a virus. I have included a screenshot, can anybody please help me to solve this problem.

sham March 30, 2004 8:02 AM my computer is infected by virus w32.WlechiaB.Wrom . The official copy should be in your Windows\system32 folder, but there may be others. Installing a service requires administrative access and is effectively blocked in most cases by limited user accounts in Windows XP and UAC in Windows Vista, 7 and later. Subsequently this can cause additional errors to occur due to the services no longer running inside that shared process.

Categories | Full Archive By Date | Business Card | About Advertisements do not imply my endorsement of any product or service. Can I fix the problem???? How to Create a Microsoft SQL Instance How to Find & Delete Multiple Instances in Excel Also Viewed The Concept of Virtual Memory in Computer Architecture How to Repair Damaged Memory In general, turning-off Services is not a good idea, as it results in odd behaviors at times in Windows and then you can never keep track of what you changed, or

is the rpcs service of svchost run is normal ? Double-click on the file you just downloaded. Repeat for any remaining copies in the list that show more than 200,000K in the Memory column. Click on the "Unzip" button to install.

if I tried to close it I get the 60secs countdown as in the blaster worm... Thus the svchost.exe process was born. There are no printers listed in printers folder. It is not unusual for multiple instances of Svchost.exe running at the same time in Task manager in order to optimise the running of the various services.

As I've started back into school and have some video editing to be doing, I'm looking for ways to speed up my laptop. anyone provide any assistance? I think its a virus, but I can't find it with the pre-installed nis that on the nis-setup-cd or with trend micro online antivirus or fixblast.exe... They aren't free, but most of the free antivirus out there is bundling extra nonsense or trying to redirect your search engine to their "secure" solution that isn't really secure and

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